"Great piece Richard. Big kudos to you for being smart and brave enough to be honest. You'll be labelled as "difficult" now :-)
Good for you, we need a lot more smart, honest, difficult people if we are ever to get Scotland…"
"This really is a quite stunning piece of legislation for our industry and we all need to be aware of the possible implications if it passes:
"sites that let people store files, or move them between two people easily, which, lobbyists argue,…"
"This from the Guardian:
"On Tuesday, the digital economy bill, with all its myriad problems, will be voted on its second reading – after the election has been declared. It will then be pushed through 'wash-up' – and…"
"I love that! That needs to be a t-shirt.
Re the cloud/platform - bang on. Ownership of the interaction UI, the user's attention and management of their identity and the data "cloud" they constantly produce are the keys to the new…"
"One other thing we also need to do Kevin is to reformulate in the light of the 'cloud' era where the notion of a platform - like platform shoes - runs the risk of feeling too clunk and old fasioned asa concept. We have a seeion on this in…"
"Yeah, I know, you are right. I have very strong and really quite mixed feelings about this. And I'm definitely bolshie at the moment because Raith are just marvellous lately (excepting the league of course, but who cares about that?).
"I think the term platform is being used to mean 'distributive-mechanisms' in the broader sense of which 'cloud-exchange' would be one current example.
Name the digital TV platforms owned in Scotland, name the globally successful…"
[Copied from a response at http://blog.digitalinspiration.org.uk/2009/12/platform-announcement/.]I think the intent here is good. But there are huge obstacles to achieving this as part of any grand plan. I'm not sure it's even a very good idea to attempt to do it.I think we need to start with a much better definition of what we mean when we say "platform".There are a very large number of things…See More